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  • Asean’s drift

    Asean’s drift

    A sense of drift in what was once a cohesive grouping, the Association of South East Asian States Nations (Asean), was discernible in Phnom Penh last week as Cambodia hosted the Asean summit marking its 55th anniversary. The summit itself went off smoothly enough. Compared to the last time Cambodia held the ASEAN chair in 2012, there was a welcome absence of rancour.

    November 25, 2022
  • India holds first defence ministers’ dialogue with ASEAN

    India holds first defence ministers’ dialogue with ASEAN

    The maiden India-ASEAN defence ministers’ meeting was held on Tuesday at Siem Reap, Cambodia to commemorate the 30th anniversary of India-ASEAN relations.

    November 22, 2022
  • India, ASEAN agree to establish strategic partnership, combat terror

    India, ASEAN agree to establish strategic partnership, combat terror

    Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar represented India at the summit. The ASEAN comprises Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

    November 12, 2022
  • ASEAN-India Start-up festival starts to commemorate diplomatic relationship

    ASEAN-India Start-up festival starts to commemorate diplomatic relationship

    The Indonesia Research and Innovation Expo (INA-RIE) is jointly hosting the four-day ASEAN-India Start-up festival from 27th October to 30th October 2022. The festival has four main events startup exhibitions; seminars and talk shows; G2G meetings and B2B meetings, as well as startup pitch battles.

    October 28, 2022
  • A common currency in ASEAN will benefit citizens

    A common currency in ASEAN will benefit citizens

    A common currency needs robust financial systems and markets, as well as strong institutional support. Not all ASEAN countries have such institutions to deal with the threats to the financial sector, which have increased in recent years. Then there is the lack of control over national monetary and fiscal policies, restricting the governments’ sovereignty and autonomy.

    September 29, 2022
  • Chinese official: RCEP delivers prominent dividends

    Chinese official: RCEP delivers prominent dividends

    Trade between China and the other 14 Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership members reached $1.20 trillion in the first eight months of this year.

    September 22, 2022
  • Malaysia urges Asean to engage Myanmar shadow govt, review consensus agreement

    Malaysia urges Asean to engage Myanmar shadow govt, review consensus agreement

    "Mr Saifuddin has been Asean's most vocal proponent for engagement with the NUG.Monday's meeting was his second public meeting with NUG leaders since May, when he met NUG foreign minister Zin Mar Aung on the sidelines of the US-Asean Summit in Washington.

    September 21, 2022
  • Egypt and Viet Nam to explore bright future of friendship

    Egypt and Viet Nam to explore bright future of friendship

    Among the different fields of cooperation between Egypt and Viet Nam, cultural relations continue to be a very important pillar of our bilateral relations.

    September 8, 2022
  • ASEAN recognises social protection

    ASEAN recognises social protection

    Among Southeast Asian member states, only Singapore, Brunei, Malaysia and Thailand are considered to have strong social protection systems.

    September 1, 2022
  • ‘No more dilly-dallying on Myanmar’

    ‘No more dilly-dallying on Myanmar’

    Saifuddin added that even if a meeting is required, it can be done at any time with technology, noting that the next meeting is in November.

    August 25, 2022
  • Complexities of Myanmar crisis

    Complexities of Myanmar crisis

    Looking at the NUG, for months now, the shadow government has undertaken efforts in a bid for international recognition.

    August 25, 2022
  • ‘ASEAN is new centerpiece of Korea’s Indo-Pacific initiative’

    ‘ASEAN is new centerpiece of Korea’s Indo-Pacific initiative’

    Attending the South Korea-ASEAN foreign ministers’ session in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Park said Seoul would pursue greater solidarity and mutual benefits with ASEAN, which will become the “centerpiece” of Korea’s envisioned Indo-Pacific initiative.

    August 5, 2022
  • Viet Nam can compete with ASEAN countries

    Viet Nam can compete with ASEAN countries

    Viet Nam is an attractive destination for international tourists. It’s been four months since we actually opened for international travel, and it’s a reasonable time for people to start making arrangements for their next journey. After about six to 12 months, international travel service companies start to bring Viet Nam back into their tourism programmes. …

    August 5, 2022
  • Taiwan tensions could spark ‘open conflicts’, ASEAN Ministers warn

    Taiwan tensions could spark ‘open conflicts’, ASEAN Ministers warn

    China has started its large-scale military drills around self-ruled Taiwan, hours after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi departed from Taipei which infuriated Beijing.

    August 4, 2022
  • More of the same

    More of the same

    UN experts and rights groups are more critical of government repression, which is marked by arbitrary arrests and killings, torture and military “sweeps” that include air attacks and burning down of entire villages.

    August 4, 2022
  • Top diplomats from US, China expected at ASEAN meeting in Phnom Penh

    Top diplomats from US, China expected at ASEAN meeting in Phnom Penh

    “China’s foreign minister and the US secretary of state will attend the upcoming meetings to be hosted by Cambodia,” Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation spokesperson Chum Sounry confirmed to The Post on July 28.

    July 30, 2022
  • Myanmar Executions come as an embarrassment for ASEAN

    Myanmar Executions come as an embarrassment for ASEAN

    The incident which unsettled the entire world brought a major embarrassment to the ASEAN (Association of South-East Asian Nations) member countries as the incident took place barely a week before the 55th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting.

    July 27, 2022